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Creative Photography: The Process Behind a Photoshop Composite

Marianne Krohn, The Product Stylist

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9 Videos (32m)
    • Introduction

    • Class Project

    • Story Telling

    • Sketching

    • Space & Light

    • Gear

    • Styling & Details

    • Shooting

    • What's Next?

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About This Class

"A picture [can be] worth a thousand words." We know that not all of them are.

But how do you create images that tell powerful visual stories? Images that make people stop scrolling on Instagram and capture their eye when flicking through a magazine?

In this class, I'm showing you how I do it. And I’m going to do this by taking you behind the scenes of the creation of this Photoshop composite:


We are going to look at

  • Story Telling and how I develop my ideas,
  • Sketching and the crucial part it plays in preparing a shot,
  • Space and Light and how to get the most out of them when shooting in natural light,
  • the Gear I'm using,
  • how Styling and Details can make or break your image and, last but not least,
  • how I Shoot my images.


This is the first part of a two part class.

I'm going to share my editing process in a separate follow-up class, in the next couple of weeks. Click the follow button next to my profile picture to make sure you don't miss it!


This class is technically intermediate to advanced, but even beginner stylists and photographers will get a lot of helpful inputs from it.

Enjoy and don't forget to download your FREE "Creative Photography Checklist" in the project tab for a summary of the most important points of this class as well as links to further resources.





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Marianne Krohn

The Product Stylist

I'm a Visual Merchandiser by profession and have been fine-tuning my product styling and visual story telling skills, for the past 10 years.

I'm an expert on the "technical" side: I know exactly what it takes to create product stylings that are not only beautiful but that also convert. But that's not my favorite part.

My favorite part is creating stories that inspire people and educate them, that make them dream and that, most importantly, bring a little bit of joy into the...

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